Written by: PJ Quale Truthfully, I came into this class this year not knowing what to expect, I had no prior acting experience, and never really thought I had much interest in it. I ended up having a pretty good time in this class and learning a lot actually, I am very glad I took … More Acting 1 by PJ Quale
VIDEO: Message from State Superintendent Tony Evers The arts are an essential part of a comprehensive education, helping students become happier, more confident, and more engaged in school. State Superintendent Tony Evers promotes the importance of arts education for local communities in a one-minute video message released today. Intermingled with his own words are excerpts … More The Power of Arts Education
Nothing in theatre has any meaning before or after. Meaning is now. -Peter Brook Thank you all for your hard work on this show. You are inspiring and your love notes to each other make me smile. There are two magical things about theatre and both are about how much you yourself choose to put … More Note to “Fiddler”
Homestead High School is doing something different with our production of Fiddler on the Roof. The change came around in December when Kristen Houge, our music Director, and I sat down with the cast to talk about raising money for children refugees in the world. The cast had expressed how they wanted to use the musical … More The Children in “Fiddler”
The sorry state of the world gives us new reason to appreciate the depth of feeling so powerfully, so ingeniously embedded in “Fiddler on the Roof,” the much-loved and much-revived 1964 musical comedy that has returned to Homestead High School at a time when its story of the gradual disintegration of a family, and a community, … More “Fiddler on the Roof” Review
There’s a famous story about a conversation that the writing team had during the creation of Fiddler on the Roof. The director, the great Jerome Robbins, was not completely happy with how the show was evolving. He asked the writers, Joseph Stein, Sheldon Harnick and Jerry Bock, a simple question: “What is this show about?” … More Why “Fiddler on the Roof”?